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    Sani Lodge Backpackers

    Sani Pass Road, Sani Pass 3257, South Africa
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    • Excellent49%
    • Very good35%
    • Average13%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “sani lodge” (44 reviews)
    “day tour” (8 reviews)
    “the kitchen” (11 reviews)
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    Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel and Spa
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    Reviewed 16 December 2016

    Wow, everything was clean and neat and then you add the friendly staff, you can also relax next to the fireplace on a cold evening! They offer various activities to do around the area also, from short hikes to 7 day pony rides in the...More

    Thank KerneelsW
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 22 December 2016

    Hi, thanks for your feedback. Russell, Simone and our staff love to host travelers and adventurers from all walks of life and are always so happy to see South Africans travel around their own country, discovering a wealth of beauty and diverse cultures and activities....More

    Reviewed 6 December 2016

    We loved our stay here! If you want to hike on your own the trails start right from the lodge and they provide maps. if you want to either hike or drive the Sani Pass to Lesotho they have tours. We took the NUD transport...More

    Thank MaryInVancouver
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 14 December 2016

    Thank you for your detailed review portraying the diversity of activities you can be involved with at Sani Lodge Backpackers even if you did not arrive here in your own car. Local Hiking, pony trekking / cultural / hiking tours up Sani Pass into Lesotho,...More

    Reviewed 5 December 2016

    We have just returned from an amazing 7 day trip around Lesotho. Matthew, from Sani Lodge was our guide he was an amazing driver and his attention to detail was outstanding. We interacted with many locals on an impromptu basis, which was the real highlight...More

    Thank kevinandruthspeed
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 14 December 2016

    Thank you for your writeup and feedback which has answered the questions of " What is in it for me as a guest to go on one of Drakensberg Adventures Tours into Lesotho?" and " How are you as a traveller doing your bit to...More

    Reviewed 15 November 2016

    We absolutely loved our 5 night stay here. We moved rooms a couple of times due to other bookings, so we experienced two of the rondavels and the standard room. The rondavels in particular were excellent, with the heaters very useful in the evenings. The...More

    Thank Ddraig_fawr
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 23 November 2016

    Thanks for your write up and special mentioning of our Responsible and Sustainable environmental and social projects which include waste separation and recycling, water and energy conservation practices, water wise indigenous gardens attracting a plethora of birdlife and butterflies, solar geysers, laundry dried using sunshine,...More

    Reviewed 9 November 2016

    We were planing to camp here while on a motorcycle road trip. On our way we got some heavy rain and was soaking wet when we arrived. We decided to upgrade to the only open room. It was a small room with 2 bunk beds....More

    Thank Mc L
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 23 November 2016

    Thanks for your outline of your stay with us and we are glad that we could accommodate you indoors. Spring has delivered much needed rains yet with surprisingly low temperatures but we provide heating in all of the rooms, even dormitories, so that everyone feels...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
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    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Pool
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$13 - US$28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
    • Location
    • South Africa >
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    • Sani Pass
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    Anna-Marie P
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    Response from TOFF1111 | Property representative |
    Sorry no pets allowed here due to duiker and other wildlife on the property.
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    "Book early, only a limited amount of double beds available."
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